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The Veikkausliiga clash at Arto Tolsa Areena on Tuesday will see hosts KTP up against opponents in SJK.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for KTP v SJK, scroll down (plus the best game odds).
KTP will be looking for an improved result here following a 3-1 Veikkausliiga loss in their previous game against FC Honka.
In that game, KTP managed 40% possession and 1 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. The scorer for KTP was Aleksi Tarvonen (34'). FC Honka had 7 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. Luís Henrique (49'), Konsta Rasimus (66') and Edmund Arko-Mensah (91') scored for FC Honka.
Matches featuring KTP have tended to be engaging encounters lately with plenty of scoring being the norm. Over their past 6 clashes alone, the sum total of 20 goals have flown in for both sides combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 4 of those coming from KTP. Putting that to one side, we will just have to wait and see if that pattern might persist in this upcoming match.
Since being defeated in their last game at the hands of KuPS in Veikkausliiga competition, SJK will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, SJK had 47% possession and 7 shots at goal with 2 on target. At the other end, KuPS got 10 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Taneli Hämäläinen (23') and Tim Väyrynen (34', 75') scored for KuPS.
Throughout their 6 latest matches, Jani Honkavaara's SJK have slotted home 10 times therefore giving them the goals per game average of 1.67.
Head to head
The previous league contest between the two was Veikkausliiga match day 5 on 03/05/2021 which finished with the scoreline of SJK 1-1 KTP.
The referee was Joni Hyytia.
Team News: KTP
The KTP manager Gabriel Garcia Xatart will be grateful not to have any fitness worries to speak of ahead of this match with a fully injury-free group to pick from.
Team News: SJK
Thanks to a fully healthy group available for selection, the SJK manager Jani Honkavaara has no fitness concerns to report before this match.
Our overall view is that SJK will probably create the chances to score more than once when they line up against KTP, who could well find it tough finding the net themselves.
Our selection here is for a routine 0-2 winning margin for SJK when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Arto Tolsa Areena (4,780)
Captain: David Ramadingaye
Chairman: Jukka Mustonen
Manager: Gabriel Garcia Xatart
Competitions: Veikkausliiga position 12
🔑 Key Man: Anton Eerola
Regularly taking up the Striker position, Anton Eerola was born in Kotka, Finland. After making a first senior appearance for KTP in the 2021 season, the accomplished Forward has netted 2 league goals in this Veikkausliiga 2021 campaign to date in 13 appearances.